The Trump administration is guaranteeing Texas $135 million to continue helping more than 450,000 uninsured children and pregnant women if Congress doesn’t renew authorization for the Children’s Health Insurance Program.
Two days after the end of the legislative session, Gov. Greg Abbott held a public ceremony to sign four major child welfare bills into law.
After months of calls from advocates, both chambers unanimously passed bills on Wednesday that would change how the DFPS cares for vulnerable children.
The struggle is real for Yolanda White.She prays every day her car makes it to her job at Lufkin State Supported Living Center.
Texas’ children facing abuse and neglect will be a major focus during the 85th Legislative Session as lawmakers grapple with a tight budget
Reproductive rights advocates worry that Texas lawmakers will defund abortion providers and dismantle access to sexual health services.
As Republicans prepare to dismantle Obamacare, mental health advocates worry that benefits for counseling and substance abuse will be lost in the shuffle.
Texans signing up this year for health insurance under the federal Affordable Care Act may see higher costs but should also qualify for larger subsidies.
Texas lawmakers overlook older adults who quietly take in their abandoned or neglected grandchildren.